Dr. Basil Alwattar MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Basil Alwattar is an orthopedic surgeon in Oakland, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 10 years. He is one of 48 doctors at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and one of 30 at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Clinical Interests: Joint/joint reconstruction, Arthroscopy/athroscopic surgery, Sports medicine, Fracture, sports medicine, arthroscopy, fractures, total joint replacment

Education & Medical Training

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2009

New York University School of Medicine
Internship, General Surgery, 2004–2005

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 2004

Lenox Hill Hospital
Fellowship, 2010

Publications & Presentations

Stem cells in orthopaedics and fracture healing.
Alwattar, B. J., Schwarzkopf, R., Kirsch, T.

Diagnosis and management of pelvic fractures.
McCormack, R., Strauss, E. J., Alwattar, B. J., Tejwani, N. C.

How much calcium is in your drinking water? A survey of calcium concentrations in bottled and tap water and their significance for medical treatment and drug administration.
Morr, S., Cuartas, E., Alwattar, B., Lane, J. M.

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